KAYFABE THEATER – 05.25.2017: “The Wrestler” (1974)

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PG | 1h  35min | 1974 


The Wrestler is a 1974 independent film produced by professional wrestler Verne Gagne and W.R. Frank, starring Ed Asner as “Frank Bass”, a wrestling promoter. Verne Gagne also stars in the movie as Mike Bullard, the current wrestling champion of his “league.” After a long reign as champion, Bullard is getting older and feeling pressure from all sides, including his wife and wrestling promoters, to pass the championship to Taylor and retire.

 

(courtesy: wikipedia)

 



 

 

 

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